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Florida Forest Service reforesting state forests through grant

By on February 21st, 2013 | Last updated: February 24, 2013 at 2:37 pm

Florida Forest Services has been awarded more than $154,000 to reforest state forests.

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Controlled burn delayed for Paynes Prairie

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:50 am

The Florida Forest Service canceled Wednesday’s scheduled controlled burn at Paynes Prairie due to high humidity and wind.

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Heightened fire threat for homes around Ocala National Forest

By on March 21st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Marion County Fire Rescue is fighting fire with fire today in order to protect homes around the Ocala National Forest. Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the 266 acre back burn won’t hurt vegetation and will help [...]

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